Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Teaching English in France Information Session - Nov 5

Attention Graduating Seniors and Recent Grads - Teach English in France!
Are you ready to expand your cultural horizons and share your language and culture with French students? The Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,300 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and RĂ©union.
INFORMATION SESSION: Monday, November 5, 12:00 – 1:00 pm - University Career Center (3100 Hornbake Library, South Wing)
Natalie Cox, Educational Affairs Program Officer, French Embassy, Washington DC, will give a presentation about the French Teaching Assistant Program on campus.
If you unable to attend, please contact Leslie Brice in the National Scholarships Office at for more information about the TAPIF program.
You can read about the TAPIF program here. 
Who can apply:  Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents who are graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students between the ages of 20-30. Proficiency in French (at least 3 semesters) or experience living in a Francophone country is required. A GPA of 3.0 or higher is highly recommended.
Application deadline: January 15, 2019

Francis DuVinage, Director – Leslie Brice, Assistant Director –

Student Meet Up with Champions of Disability Inclusion: EmployABILITY Bootcamp for Employers 2018 - Nov 1

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Neurodiversity =      ADHD; dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia;  learning style differences; autism (including Asperger’s syndrome), and  mental health. 

·        If you are unsure how to negotiate neurodiversity at a workplace or internship site
·        If  neurodiversity  challenges have held you back in your career preparation
·        If you are concerned about disclosure and security clearances or competiveness

We know employers who can help you to be your authentic self. 
To meet and mingle with employers who get it:
Thursday, November 1, 2018 • 3:00 pm - 4:00 pmStamp Student Union  [Great food! Limited registration. Register now!]

2.     EY Brunch for Disability Inclusion | Friday November 2, 2018  10:30-12noon.  [More great food! Limited registration. Register now!]

For more information, please contact:
Nancy Forsythe, MA, EdS. Faculty Spec/Disability Inclusion   University Career Center

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Summer 2019 Paid Research Opportunities in STEM / Social & Behavioral Sciences

Are you a freshman, sophomore or junior interested in PAID SUMMER 2019 research opportunities in life or physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, or behavioral/social sciences???

The Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research is hosting brief (30 minute) information sessions to introduce students to a wide range of opportunities for Summer 2019:
Learn about the hundreds of PAID summer placement opportunities offered by National Science Foundation REU’s, National Institutes of Standards and Technology SURF, and other programs:

Thursday, November 1, 1:00-1:30 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to

Monday, November 5, 9:30-10:00 am -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to

Monday, November 5, 10:00-10:30 am -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to

Tuesday, November 6, 1:30-2:00 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to

Thursday November 8, 12:00-12:30 pm  -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to  

Friday November 93:00-3:30 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to  

>>>> The sessions listed below will ALSO highlight programs seeking to increase participation by UNDERREPRESENTED students in grad study and research careers in the life or physical sciences, engineering, mathematics, or behavioral/social sciences 

Learn about the hundreds of PAID summer placement opportunities offered by National Science Foundation REU’s, National Institutes of Standards and Technology SURF, the Big Ten SROP, the Leadership Alliance SR-EIP, and other programs:

Thursday, November 1, 1:30-2:00 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to 

Monday, November 5, 10:30-11:00 am -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to 

Tuesday November 6, 2:00-2:30 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to  

Tuesday November 6, 2:30-3:00 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to  

Thursday November 8, 12:30-1:00 pm  -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to    

Friday November 93:30-4:00 pm -- 1201 Marie Mount Hall -- Please RSVP to    


NextNOW Fest 2019 Student Curator Applications Open - Due November 18, 2018

Do you have a passion for bringing people together through art? Get involved in the performing arts at Maryland and join the NextNOW Fest team! The Clarice's Artist Partner Program is looking for student curators that will collaborate with Clarice staff to design a student-focused festival experience and create marketing methods that will drive student attendance to the festival. Student curators must commit to the project from January 2019 through October 2019. Each curator will receive an honorarium of $750.

The deadline to apply is Sunday, November 18, 2018The full job description and application can be found here:

About NextNOW Fest 
Held each September at The Clarice, NextNOW Fest is a multi-day, multi-arts festival of fun and discovery that features music, theatre, and dance performances, as well as comedy, spoken word, film, visual art installations and other artistic experiences. By amplifying the voices of intriguing, inventive artists from around campus and the country, NextNOW Fest creates a forward-looking microcosm where art transforms and shapes our future. 

NextNOW Fest 2019 marks the festival’s sixth year, and it takes place on September 13 & 14, 2019. All festival planning and execution is supported by staff of The Clarice. 

Medical Assistant Position opening

At Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Center, LLC, we celebrate the diversity of all skin colors and all skin types.  We are dedicated to using innovative techniques to treat the medical, surgical, and cosmetic needs of our patient’s skin, hair, and nails.  We treat every patient with kindness, dignity, and respect.

This private dermatology practice in North Bethesda is looking for a medical receptionist / assistant to work 4 days a week (M, T, W, F; 32 hours/week) starting at the beginning of January 2019. Paid part-time hours are highly encouraged for extra training before the position becomes available.  A minimum of a one-year commitment is required, but two years is highly preferred.

The office hours are Monday through Friday from 8:45 AM to 5:15 PM. 

Job responsibilities include primarily front office duties along with back office duties:
Answer phones, schedule appointments, insurance and billing, receive and process prescription requests, assist with procedures and surgeries, prepare exams rooms, clean and sterilize instruments, etc.

This is the perfect position for a future health care professional who wants to learn all of the aspects of running a patient-centered private practice! Previous employees have gone on to medical school, physician assistant school, nursing school, dental school, and graduate school.

Eligible candidates should be extremely reliable.  You will be working very closely with the two doctors, so it is imperative that you are dependable and trustworthy.  There will be a lot of patient interaction, so customer service skills are a must. 

Please send a cover letter and your resume to   

The University of Maryland’s independent student-run newspaper, The Diamondback, is hiring!

News staff writers write at least two stories per week covering a city, state or campus beat. They work with editors to pitch, report and edit stories in a timely and accurate manner. Perks also include getting paid biweekly, and attending a weekly staff meeting with a lively crew of fellow reporters.

If you’d like to apply for the the desk, send a resume, cover letter and three writing samples by 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9 to news editors Leah Brennan and Christine Condon at

Diamondback reporters have held jobs and internships at a plethora of news outlets, including The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, Politico, Tampa Bay Times, Philadelphia Inquirer, the Associated Press, Newsday, Reuters, USA TODAY and others. You’ll have the opportunity to build up your clips and produce potentially award-winning coverage while working your beat. Coverage ranges from breaking news and daily stories to enterprise pieces and special projects.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Leah or Christine at, or text them at 301-456-3339 and 443-841-4475, respectively.

We look forward to hearing from you!

The Alumni Association’s Student Alumni Leadership Council is recruiting new student ambassadors to join our team

A little bit about us - In SALC, we create programs and initiatives for current students to show them all that the Alumni Association has to offer. You may have seen us around campus celebrating Testudo’s birthday, passing out the new M-Book traditions guide or giving golf cart tours to notable alumni. We get the opportunity to attend Board of Trustees meetings, plan events like our upcoming CAVA launch with UMD grads and network with alumni from all across the nation. We are looking to bring on passionate student ambassadors from all areas of campus who want to develop personally and professionally as they give back to the UMD community. 

Our website and application can be found at

Monday, October 29, 2018

Love Traveling? Love Volunteering? Join Volunteers Around the World at the University of Maryland!

 This is an incredible opportunity to work alongside physicians to provide basic medical care to underserved communities abroad. Volunteers will take vitals, shadow doctors, distribute medications, learn about basic pharmacology, and prepare a public health lesson to teach to children. You will also have opportunities during free days to explore a new country and fully immerse yourself in the culture. This is a 2-week intensive trip valuable to those who want to get some hands on volunteering experience while also having fun exploring a new country.

Here is the link to a video from our last trip to give you an idea of what the trip is like:

We are currently accepting applicants of all majors for our next trip and we also have leadership positions available! Email us at to be added to our email list and to stay updated, and check out our national website

Friday, October 26, 2018

Lead for America - Apply by Nov. 1

Lead for America recruits, trains, and places our nation’s most promising young leaders in two-year paid fellowships in local governments as a means of strengthening America’s public institutions, supporting our local communities, and cultivating a new generation of transformational public service leaders.

Over the course of the two years, LFA Fellows will gain a new perspective and appreciation for local government, understand the most pressing issues facing our communities, be equipped with tools to enact communal and systemic change, establish relationships with partner universities and organizations, and gain opportunities to engage with a growing alumni network of passionate leaders, who together will continue to serve as transformational public service leaders in communities across the nation.

A single visionary leader rooted in humility can change a community. Many working together can transform our country.

Apply for the first deadline by November 1st at 11:59 pm.

Diwali Campus Celebration, Theme "In the Joy of Others" - 10/30

When: Tuesday, October 30th, doors open at 6:30pm
Where: Adele H. Stamp Student Union, Grand Ballroom

Description: Come out and celebrate Diwali, or the Festival of Lights, which marks the beginning of the Indian New Year and celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The event will feature inspiring speeches, musical performances, and a FREE Indian dinner! 

Contact: BAPS Campus Fellowship, Vandan Patel at (201)-562 3988 or Disha Savalia at (410)-294-8480.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Fulbright International English Teaching Opportunities - Info 10/31, 11/1

Attention Undergraduates, Alumni, and Grad students!

Do you enjoy working with others in educational, leadership, and organization roles? Are you interested in pursuing prestigious Fulbright English teaching opportunities abroad after graduation (for the 2020-21 academic year)?

Over 1100 Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships are available to over 70 nations. Click here for a detailed list of available countries, placement levels, and language expectations.

The National Scholarships Office at the University of Maryland is hosting information sessions on Fulbright English teaching opportunities – please RSVP to if you plan to attend. 

FULBRIGHT GRANT INFO SESSIONS: Please RSVP to and specify which day/time you plan to attend in your response:

Wednesday, October 31 at 12 noon – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall
Wednesday, October 31 at 4:30 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall 
Thursday, November 1 at 12 noon  – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall 
Thursday, November 1 at 4:30  pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall 

Can't attend? Let us know at and we'll reach out to you individually.

Campus Deadline: Thursday, September 1, 2019  

Who Can Apply: US Citizens – Current Juniors and Seniors, Recent Grads, Grad Students – All Majors – GPA of 3.2 or higher recommended

Thinking about Graduate School and Pursuing a Ph.D.? The McNair Scholars Program Can Help You Get There! (Info 10/29, 31; 11/6, 9)

The Academic Achievement Programs' Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program is a competitive program designed to prepare high academic achievers from traditionally underrepresented groups to matriculate into graduate programs & earn doctoral or terminal degrees.

Benefits of Being a McNair Scholar:
-- Paid Summer Research Experience with Room & Board
-- GRE & Graduate School Application Fee Waivers
-- Faculty Mentorship & Academic Advising

Information Sessions:
Marie Mount Hall Rm:  2106
October 29th             4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
October 31st           12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
November 6th         12:00 pm - 1:00 pm        
November 9th            4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Priority Deadline: December 31, 2018 (rolling admission based on space availability thereafter)

Rhea Roper Nedd, Ph.D.